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IndiGo announces the biggest sale ever with 12 lakh seats to celebrate its 12th anniversary  

IndiGo announces the biggest sale ever with 12 lakh seats to celebrate its 12th anniversary

To celebrate its twelve successful years in the domestic skies, IndiGo is going all out to thank its customers who have made this journey possible. India’s favorite low-cost carrier, IndiGo i......
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PATA partners with GPF to empower young change leaders  

PATA partners with GPF to empower young change leaders

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce an organisational partnership with the Global Peace Foundation (GPF) in order to strengthen the bond and shared interests between t......
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TAT Newsroom launches Insight Thainess travel documentary series  

TAT Newsroom launches Insight Thainess travel documentary series

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently launched its own travel documentary series, titled ‘Insight Thainess’, to promote Thai values through the country’s unique way of ......
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Passenger Demand Accelerates in March, Load Factor Sets Another Record  

Passenger Demand Accelerates in March, Load Factor Sets Another Record

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2018 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 9.5%, compa......
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17.9% Growth in Foreign Exchange Earnings (in Rupee Terms) in March 2018 over March 2017  

17.9% Growth in Foreign Exchange Earnings (in Rupee Terms) in March 2018 over March 2017

Based on the credit data of Travel Head from Balance of Payments of RBI, Ministry of Tourism estimates monthly Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) through tourism in India, both in rupee and dollar te......
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Austrian Airlines Reports Earnings Decline in the Winter Quarter  

Austrian Airlines Reports Earnings Decline in the Winter Quarter

Austrian Airlines, Austria’s flag carrier, reported adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (Adjusted EBIT) of minus EUR 67 million in the weak winter quarter of January-March 2018 (Q1 20......
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Air Astana’s Indian Passengers enjoy 72 hours Visa free stopover in Kazakhstan  

Air Astana’s Indian Passengers enjoy 72 hours Visa free stopover in Kazakhstan

Air Astana passengers holding Indian passports can enjoy 72 hours visa free stopovers in Kazakhstan with effect from 23th April 2018 until the end of the year. Passengers with Air Astana flights tr......
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Cathay Pacific Group Releases Combined Traffic Figures For March 2018  

Cathay Pacific Group Releases Combined Traffic Figures For March 2018

Cathay Pacific Group today released combined Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon traffic figures for March 2018 that show an increase in both the number of passengers carried and cargo and mail uplift......
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Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board launches L.A. insider Specialist training program for the Indian Travel Trade  

Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board launches L.A. insider Specialist training program for the Indian Travel Trade

Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) today launched ‘L.A. Insider,’ a new online training tool for travel trade professionals. The mobile and tablet-friendly progra......
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Austrian Airlines Carried More Passengers in the first quarter of 2018  

Austrian Airlines Carried More Passengers in the first quarter of 2018

Austrian Airlines carried almost 2.5 million passengers in the first quarter of 2018, comprising a rise of 13.3 percent in a year-on-year comparison. This increase is mainly due to the airline&rsqu......
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TAT hosts Discover Amazing Thai Taste with Celebrity Chef Roger van Damme	 

TAT hosts Discover Amazing Thai Taste with Celebrity Chef Roger van Damme

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently organised a “Discover Amazing Thai Taste with Celebrity Chef” culinary journey, hosting Michelin Star Chef Roger van Damme to explore Th......
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A Smile Has Been Flying Around the World for 60 Years : Austrian Airlines  

A Smile Has Been Flying Around the World for 60 Years : Austrian Airlines

The sky over Austria was red-white-red on March 31, 1958. For the first time, an Austrian Airlines aircraft took off on a commercial flight. The four-engine Vickers Viscount with the registration n......
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Minister Weerasak Kowsurat joins Friendly Design Trip promoting tourism for all  

Minister Weerasak Kowsurat joins Friendly Design Trip promoting tourism for all

H.E. Mr. Weerasak Kowsurat, Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports, recently joined a “Friendly Design Trip’ to the Damnoen Saduak and Lak Ha Floating Markets in Ratchaburi to ......
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IndiGo emerges winner at the APAI Awards 2018  

IndiGo emerges winner at the APAI Awards 2018

Marking a double milestone, India’s largest and fastest growing airline, IndiGo has bagged two prestigious awards titled as - the ‘Best Low Fare Domestic Airline’ and ‘Best ......
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Israel Tourism Ministry launches new Marketing campaign for the Negev  

Israel Tourism Ministry launches new Marketing campaign for the Negev

The Israel Tourism Ministry has announced the launch of #PopUpOasis, a two-week social media competition that offers the winner a custom-made glamping experience in the Ramon Crater as part of a th......
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Brussels Airlines starts summer season with 26 new destinations  

Brussels Airlines starts summer season with 26 new destinations

Brussels Airlines launches the biggest network expansion in the company’s history. Thanks to the cooperation with tour operators Neckermann, Thomas Cook and Pegase, the company doesn’t ......
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TAT marks 58th Anniversary with traditional Thai ceremonies  

TAT marks 58th Anniversary with traditional Thai ceremonies

The 19 March event at the TAT headquarters, led by Mr. Kalin Sarasin, Chairman of the Board of the TAT, and Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, as well as TAT’s senior executives, was attend......
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PATA explores the SDGs in the context of youth and tourism in the Asia Pacific  

PATA explores the SDGs in the context of youth and tourism in the Asia Pacific

University students along with representatives from the travel and tourism industry came together at the Asia-Pacific Youth and Sustainable Tourism Workshop to examine how the industry can help in ......
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Jordan Trail’s Annual Thru-Hike 2018 Launched under Patronage of Queen Rania  

Jordan Trail’s Annual Thru-Hike 2018 Launched under Patronage of Queen Rania

Under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, the Jordan Trail Association (JTA) officially launched the Jordan Trail’s 2018 Thru-Hike, kicking off the second edition of the ann......
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Annual results 2017: Austrian Airlines Improves Results Once Again  

Annual results 2017: Austrian Airlines Improves Results Once Again

Business results in detail   Total operating revenues rose eight percent to EUR 2,466 million (see chart on the last page). The main reason for this developmen......
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New UNWTO Agenda for Africa moves ahead in Berlin  

New UNWTO Agenda for Africa moves ahead in Berlin

An African ministerial working meeting conveyed by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) during this year’s Berlin International Tourism Fair ITB (8 March) agreed to move ahead with a ne......
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INDIA WAS AWARDED “BEST EXHIBITOR” AWARD FOR AUSTRALIA AND  OCEANIA CATEGORY  

INDIA WAS AWARDED “BEST EXHIBITOR” AWARD FOR AUSTRALIA AND OCEANIA CATEGORY

India, was awarded “Best Exhibitor” Award for Australia and Oceania category at the World`s Tourism exhibition at "InternationaleTourismusBorse" (ITB) 2018 in Messe, Berlin, Germany......
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India Won Best Exhibitor Award at ITB Berlin  

India Won Best Exhibitor Award at ITB Berlin

India has won the "Best Exhibitor Award " at ITB – Berlin on its last day. ‘ITB- Berlin World Tourist Meet’ was convened at Berlin, Germany from 7th March to 10t......
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NewGen ISS Goes Live in Norway  

NewGen ISS Goes Live in Norway

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Norway became the first market to implement the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS).  NewGen ISS wa......
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ITB Berlin 2018: Strong economic boost from the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show®  

ITB Berlin 2018: Strong economic boost from the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show®

ITB Berlin reflects worldwide dynamic developments and growth in the travel industry. From 7 to 11 March 2018, the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show® will again be the industry’s me......
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The Pride And Glory Of Bali-yatra presented on 7th March 2018  

The Pride And Glory Of Bali-yatra presented on 7th March 2018

Rediscovering India International Of Yore', an initiative of Resource Indica : Roots & Revelations, In collaboration with the Em......
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Celebrating the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival  

Celebrating the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival

The 29th Taiwan Lantern Festival was officially opened, with the lighting of the lanterns in the Main Lantern area. The exhibi......
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IndiGo to operate additional ATR flights from this month  

IndiGo to operate additional ATR flights from this month

Further strengthening its route network into Tier-II & III cities, IndiGo will launch 7 additional flights from March 25, 2018. IndiGo will operate two direct daily flights on Hyderabad-N......
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Austrian Airlines Increases Number of Flights to Tel Aviv  

Austrian Airlines Increases Number of Flights to Tel Aviv

Austrian Airlines will fly 18 times each week from Vienna to Tel Aviv starting with the new summer flight schedule which takes effect on March 25, 2018. This means up to four additional freque......
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SRIJAN an idea competition for 635 Station Development on Indian Railways, has been launched at MyGov portal  

SRIJAN an idea competition for 635 Station Development on Indian Railways, has been launched at MyGov portal

Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC) is taking up redevelopment of around 600 major Railway stations across the country. In this mega exercise, assistance and involv......
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 Red White Red Reinforcements from Wiener Neustadt for the Flight Training School  

Red White Red Reinforcements from Wiener Neustadt for the Flight Training School

The European Flight Academy (EFA), the flight training school of Lufthansa Group, will benefit from reinforcements sent to the German airport of Rostock-Laage. This involves a DA42 training aircraf......
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Tourism professionals to gather in Andorra to discuss hospitality models in mountain destinations  

Tourism professionals to gather in Andorra to discuss hospitality models in mountain destinations

The 10th edition of the World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism will take place from 21 to 23 March 2018 in Andorra, under the title “Shaping the Future of Hospitality in Mounta......
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Ministry of Railways directs Zonal Railways to discontinue pasting reservation charts on train coaches for 6 months starting from 1st March, 2018  

Ministry of Railways directs Zonal Railways to discontinue pasting reservation charts on train coaches for 6 months starting from 1st March, 2018

Ministry of Railways has directed Zonal Railways to discontinue pasting of reservation charts on the reserved coaches of all trains at all erstwhile A1, A & B category stations as a pilot proje......
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Ministry of Railways Announces one of the World’s Largest Recruitment Drive  

Ministry of Railways Announces one of the World’s Largest Recruitment Drive

Ministry of Railways has announced one of the world’s largest recruitment processes for 89409 posts in Group C Level I (Erstwhile Group D) & Level II Categories. Online applications......
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Kashmir Set to Host Mega Tourism Event   

Kashmir Set to Host Mega Tourism Event

Kashmir is preparing to host its biggest tourism gathering in three decades, as major players and policymakers in the travel industry across India will meet in the Valley for a convention in March,......
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PATA sets the stage for peace at youth workshop  

PATA sets the stage for peace at youth workshop

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Highest Priority To Safety In Train Operations: Shri Piyush Goyal  

Highest Priority To Safety In Train Operations: Shri Piyush Goyal

The Union Minister for Railways and Coal Shri Piyush Goyal has reiterated that Railways accord highest priority to safety in train operations. Supportive data shows Consequential train accidents ......
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Bangkok voted Best City Destination in Asia Pacific third year in a row	 

Bangkok voted Best City Destination in Asia Pacific third year in a row

Mr. Ronald Liem (left), DestinAsian Publisher , and Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications

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SATTE Conference Agenda 2018  

SATTE Conference Agenda 2018

SATTE India Conference 2018 Hall No – 8, 1St Floor
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Ministry of Railways sets Zero scrap balance target for all Zonal Railways  

Ministry of Railways sets Zero scrap balance target for all Zonal Railways

Earnings from sale of Railway scrap not only augments Railways revenue but also helps in keeping the Railway track, stations, workshops, depots neat and tidy. In this regard......
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Japan Airlines Group announces flight frequency and fleet plans for FY2018  

Japan Airlines Group announces flight frequency and fleet plans for FY2018

JAL Group (JAL) announced its flight frequency and fleet plans on both international and domestic routes during FY2018 (ending March 31, 2019). In December 2017, JAL announced double daily se......
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Lanterns released for Taiwan Lantern Festival 2018  

Lanterns released for Taiwan Lantern Festival 2018

A beagle-inspired handheld lantern for the 2018 Lantern Festival was unveiled on Thursday, with......
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ITB MICE Forum: where convention and event industry experts exchange knowledge  

ITB MICE Forum: where convention and event industry experts exchange knowledge

Creating a festive atmosphere at events, evaluating events and how to manage diverse audiences – these are just some of the topics which the ITB MICE Forum will be examining at this year&rsqu......
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Romantic Enchantments in Thailand  

Romantic Enchantments in Thailand

With the most romantic day of the year fast approaching, Thailand brings a wide array of romantic delights from three of the luxurious properties in spectacular locations -- Krabi, Phuket and Koh S......
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Airbus hikes list prices by 2%  

Airbus hikes list prices by 2%

According to a report in The Indian Express, Airbus on Monday said it has increased the average list-prices of its aircraft by 2% with effect from January 1. This move could impact airlines in Indi......
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Railway Ministry To Hold Mega Conclave With Leaders Of Construction Industry To Ensure Expeditious Implementation Of Ambitious Railway Infrastructure Development Projects  

Railway Ministry To Hold Mega Conclave With Leaders Of Construction Industry To Ensure Expeditious Implementation Of Ambitious Railway Infrastructure Development Projects

In a major initiative to ensure expeditious implementation of ambitious Railway Infrastructure Development Plans, Ministry of Railways is organizing a “Mega......
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Nominations Open for SATA 2018  

Nominations Open for SATA 2018

Nomination has been opened up for SATA 2017, South Asian Travel Awards scheduled to take place during October in India.
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Airline operators look to increase number of flights to Patna in March  

Airline operators look to increase number of flights to Patna in March

Grappling with space constraint to cater to 26 departures, the Jayprakash Narayan International (JPNI) Airport will almost double the number of flights, which operate Patna. It is likely to host ......
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Celebrate the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival  

Celebrate the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival

To be celebrated from 2nd March to 11th March, the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival is going to present itself via water, on the land, and in the air. Bringing together tourism, technology, cultu......
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Vistara plans international operations by 2nd half of the year  

Vistara plans international operations by 2nd half of the year

According to a report in The Economic Times, Vistara said that it plans to launch its international operations during the second half of 2018, and would achieve the mandatory 20 aircraft flying n......
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Civil Aviation Ministry welcomes Parliamentary Committee Report on issues related to improving consumer satisfaction of airlines  

Civil Aviation Ministry welcomes Parliamentary Committee Report on issues related to improving consumer satisfaction of airlines

Ministry of Civil Aviation welcomes the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture’s 256th Report on “Issues Related to Improvin......
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IRCTC to launch its co branded debit card in association with SBI  

IRCTC to launch its co branded debit card in association with SBI

As per The Financial Express report, to incentivise passengers to use the online ticket booking system and adopt cashless methods, Indian Railways is set to launch its own co-branded debit ca......
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Year End Review 2017:Ministry of Tourism  

Year End Review 2017:Ministry of Tourism

Ministry of Tourism is the nodal agency to formulate national policies and programmes for the development and promotion of tourism. In the process, the Ministry consults and collaborates with other......
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American visitors to Thailand hit 1 million for the first time  

American visitors to Thailand hit 1 million for the first time

The number of Americans visiting Thailand annually hit the 1-million mark today, setting a new record for Thailand’s No 1 source market from the Americas Region, where the Tourism......
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Kerala Tourism to kick off Phase II of its promotional campaign next month  

Kerala Tourism to kick off Phase II of its promotional campaign next month

Kerala Tourism is set to come up with a three-month long international campaign in its bid to lure foreign tourists to the state. The campaign would be the second phase of its efforts in this......
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TRAVEL plus LESIURE PLACE TEL AVIV IN THE BEST 50 PLACES TO TRAVEL IN 2018  

TRAVEL plus LESIURE PLACE TEL AVIV IN THE BEST 50 PLACES TO TRAVEL IN 2018

Travel + Leisure have just published their “50 Best Places to Travel in 2018”. Travel + Leisure say “From a remote, idyl......
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16 New Passport Seva Kendras To Be Started In Maharahtra Shortly  

16 New Passport Seva Kendras To Be Started In Maharahtra Shortly

In a bid to expedite the process of ensuring passport facility to one and all in the Country, 251 New passport Seva Kendras would be started throughout India with 16 new centres opening up in Mahar......
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GoAir post 36% increase in net profit in 2016 2017  

GoAir post 36% increase in net profit in 2016 2017

As per the Business Standard report, GoAir posted a 36% increase in net profit in 2016-17 at INR 205.25 crore against INR 150.24 crore in the previous year. GoAir’s growth has been mode......
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Bye Bye Fokker: The End of an Aircraft Era at Austrian Airlines  

Bye Bye Fokker: The End of an Aircraft Era at Austrian Airlines

On the morning of November 29, 2017, employees, invited guests and members of the Friends of Vienna Airport Association had the opportunity to officially bid farewell to the beloved Fokker fleet of......
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Indian Railways accomplishes major savings in its ‘ElectricTraction Energy Bill’  

Indian Railways accomplishes major savings in its ‘ElectricTraction Energy Bill’

The total cumulative savings from April, 2015 to October, 2017 reaches ?5636crores.  
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Companies Compete for Austria’s Young Talents: Austrian Airlines Launches Education Program for Future Air Traffic Managers  

Companies Compete for Austria’s Young Talents: Austrian Airlines Launches Education Program for Future Air Traffic Managers

Dual aviation management studies in cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences Worms starting in March 2018 Austrian Airlines looking for up to e......
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Maharashtra Government Gave Wings To Capt. Amol Yadav To Fly Under ‘Make In India’  

Maharashtra Government Gave Wings To Capt. Amol Yadav To Fly Under ‘Make In India’

“Success is no accident.  A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.  There are no secrets to success, no short cuts. It is the......
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Indian Railways Striding on Low Carbon Pathway  

Indian Railways Striding on Low Carbon Pathway

Ministry of Railways hosted a side event titled, “Indian Transport Sector: Marching towards sustainable mobility” at Conference of Parties (COP-23), Indian Pavilion at Bonn, Germany on ......
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South African Tourism appoints Hanneli Slabber as Regional General Manager Asia, Australasia and Middle East  

South African Tourism appoints Hanneli Slabber as Regional General Manager Asia, Australasia and Middle East

South African Tourism is pleased to announce Hanneli Slabber’s appointment to the new position which is intended to bring better synergies to South African Tourism’s operations in the r......
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TAT launches Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 calendar of events  

TAT launches Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 calendar of events

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is launching an ambitious calendar of events in support of the ‘Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018‘ featuring an action-packed s......
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Treebo Hotels report net loss of INR 73.5 cr in FY17  

Treebo Hotels report net loss of INR 73.5 cr in FY17

As per the Mint report, Budget hotel chain Treebo Hotels posted INR 73.5 crore in net losses in the fiscal year ended March 31, on total sales of INR 20.6 c......
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IIPT to honour Global Ambassadors of Peace Through Tourismand at WTM London  

IIPT to honour Global Ambassadors of Peace Through Tourismand at WTM London

The International Institute for Peace Through Tourism has chosen 6 outstanding people from the world of travel and tourism to honour as the “Global Ambassadors of Peace Thro......
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14 firms pitch to become advisers for Air India privatisation  

14 firms pitch to become advisers for Air India privatisation

As per a Mint report by Tarun Shukla, as many as 14 firms have expressed interest to act as transaction and legal advisers to the government for the privatisation of Air India Ltd.

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What not to miss when in Jordan  

What not to miss when in Jordan

There’s so much to do in Jordan that planning is definitely recommended to travelers who want to experience every bit of this fascinating cou......
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GET READY TO RUN IN 2018 WITH THE START OF MARATHON SEASON IN ISRAEL  

GET READY TO RUN IN 2018 WITH THE START OF MARATHON SEASON IN ISRAEL

With a mild and relatively dry winter season, combined with stunning landscapes and rich history, Israel is a perfect venue for marathons and competitive relay races. Here is a round-up of the main......
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Vistara announces its Diwali Special ‘Festival of Flights’ Sale  

Vistara announces its Diwali Special ‘Festival of Flights’ Sale

Vistara, a full-service carrier, announced the ‘Festival of Flights’ Sale in celebration of Diwali. The 48-hours only festive Sale offers all-inclusive fares starting at just INR ......
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Airlines slash fares in Diwali fortnight  

Airlines slash fares in Diwali fortnight

According to a report by Tarun Shukla in The Hindustan Times, airlines are offering a Diwali bonanza to travellers in the form of sharp fare cuts, a sign that demand for plane seats in the festiv......
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Bengaluru International Airport to be first Aadhaar enabled airport in India  

Bengaluru International Airport to be first Aadhaar enabled airport in India

As per the TNN report, after a two-month pilot project in February, the Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has given push to its plan to make Kempegowda International Airport (KIA......
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Austrian Airlines Announces Passenger Record in its Anniversary Year  

Austrian Airlines Announces Passenger Record in its Anniversary Year

On September 30, 1957, the company “Austrian Airlines Österreichische Luftverkehrs Aktiengesellschaft” was founded in the large meeting room of Creditanstalt bank in Vienna’s......
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CFO Heinz Lachinger Leaves Austrian Airlines in 2018  

CFO Heinz Lachinger Leaves Austrian Airlines in 2018

Heinz Lachinger, 50, the longstanding CFO and Member of the Extended Management Board of Austrian Airlines, will leave the company on his own request at the end of March 2018. The search for a succ......
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Alitalia to resume flights  to India after 9 years with Delhi-Rome flight  

Alitalia to resume flights to India after 9 years with Delhi-Rome flight

Alitalia is ready to make a comeback to India after a big gap of 9years. It stopped operating in the country in 2008, the Italian airline will start a new direct flight between Delhi and Rome ......
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Headline news from ITB Berlin: Sustainability in tourism on the international agenda  

Headline news from ITB Berlin: Sustainability in tourism on the international agenda

The United Nations has proclaimed 2017 the 'International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development'. Under the aegis of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) the declared......
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Brussels Airlines increases flight frequency to Mumbai  

Brussels Airlines increases flight frequency to Mumbai

Only 6 months after the launch of Brussels Airlines’ first connection to India, the airline already increases its flight offer to Mumbai. As from the winter season the Indian metropolis will ......
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OYO sees room for growth, plans to double inventory  

OYO sees room for growth, plans to double inventory

OYO, a budget hotel aggregator backed by SoftBank, plans to double its inventory of 70,000 rooms to 1.5 lakh by the end of next year to cater to growing business and leisure travel in the country, ......
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Holland records 19% growth in Indian arrivals in Q1 2017  

Holland records 19% growth in Indian arrivals in Q1 2017

Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions (NBTC) announced an increase in Indian arrivals to the Netherlands in the first quarter of 2017. In comparison with the last year’s Q1 Indian ar......
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Canaries take Flight: British Airways announces new winter schedule  

Canaries take Flight: British Airways announces new winter schedule

British Airways is making enjoying the winter sun even easier for customers this year with extra flights from Heathrow and Gatwick being added to the airline's schedules.  
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Jet Airways announces winner of 'The Billion Miles Festival’  

Jet Airways announces winner of 'The Billion Miles Festival’

Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere international airline, today announced Mr. Shantanu Kumar as the Grand Prize winner of the ‘The Billion Miles Festival’ held by the air......
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Etihad Airways introduces Airbus A380 from Abu Dhabi to Paris Charles de Gaulle  

Etihad Airways introduces Airbus A380 from Abu Dhabi to Paris Charles de Gaulle

Etihad Airways introduced an Airbus A380 aircraft on one of its two daily services between Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Paris Charles de Gaulle.   ......
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Zhao Guang You - Imperial Cuisine in Business Class of Air France  

Zhao Guang You - Imperial Cuisine in Business Class of Air France

On departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport, and for a period of one year, Zhao Guang You, chef of the JE Mansion restaurant in Beijing, will be signing new dishes for the Company on flights ......
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Singapore Airlines introduces A350 services to India  

Singapore Airlines introduces A350 services to India

Singapore Airlines is pleased to announce the introduction of its A350 services to India. Mumbai will be the 16th destination within its network to receive the Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The daily s......
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‘Bombas Gens’ opens to the public on 8th July in Valencia  

‘Bombas Gens’ opens to the public on 8th July in Valencia

Bombas Gens, an old factory located in Valencia, opens its doors on 8th July as the new headquarter of the ‘Fundació Per Amor a l’Art’. After almost two years of refurbishm......
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Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for May 2017  

Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for May 2017

Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon traffic figures for May 2017 that show a slight decrease in the number of passengers carried and an increase in cargo......
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Austrian Airlines increased its passenger volume in May 2017 compared to previous year  

Austrian Airlines increased its passenger volume in May 2017 compared to previous year

Austrian Airlines further increased its passenger volume in the month of May 2017: Austria’s red-white-red carrier transported close to 1.2 million passengers, corresponding to a rise of 15.1......
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 Australia Tourism observes 15.4% surge in Indian travellers  

Australia Tourism observes 15.4% surge in Indian travellers

 Australia Tourism recently announced that arrivals from India for the year ended March 2017 stood at 267,500 visitors, an increase of 15.4%.   Indian visitors spent ......
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SpiceJet Clocks 2nd Successive Profitable Year and 9th Consecutive Profitable Quarter  

SpiceJet Clocks 2nd Successive Profitable Year and 9th Consecutive Profitable Quarter

SpiceJet reported a quarterly profit of INR 41.6 crore for the three months ended March 31st, 2017, making it the ninth successive profitable quarter for the airline. Net profit for FY 2017 stood a......
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SpiceJet flags off new daily direct flight from Goa to Surat  

SpiceJet flags off new daily direct flight from Goa to Surat

SpiceJet, recently flagged off its daily direct......
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Malaysia Airlines Introduces Newly Enhanced Japanese Meal Service Onboard  

Malaysia Airlines Introduces Newly Enhanced Japanese Meal Service Onboard

Malaysia Airlines recently unveiled the newly enhanced Business Class Japanese meal service onboard its non-stop return flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo and Osaka as part of its commitment in tra......
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Media Statement for AC624 Halifax Incident, (March 29, 2015)  

Media Statement for AC624 Halifax Incident, (March 29, 2015)

MONTREAL, May 18, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada is in receipt of the TSB report on the incident involving AC624 in March 2015. We are appreciative of the TSB's efforts to thoroughly investigat......
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Rank of India Improves in International Tourist Arrivals  

Rank of India Improves in International Tourist Arrivals

As per the UNWTO definition, International Tourist Arrivals (ITAs) comprises two components namely Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) and Arrivals of Non-Resident Nationals. The UNWTO in its barometer......
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Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for April 2017  

Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for April 2017

Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon traffic figures for April 2017 that show an increase in both the number of passengers carried and the volume of cargo......
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Emirates to launch third daily Brisbane service  

Emirates to launch third daily Brisbane service

Emirates today announced it will introduce a third daily service to Brisbane, Australia from 1 December 2017, complementing Emirates’ existing two daily services.   The d......
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Egyptian Tourism Roadshow in New Delhi   

Egyptian Tourism Roadshow in New Delhi "Egypt Where It All Begins"

In order to promote people to people relations, a Tourism Roadshow was organized by the Egyptian Tourist Authority "ETA" and the Embassy of Egypt in New Delhi, under the title "The Key of the hidde......
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Austrian Airlines significantly increased its passenger volume for the month of April 2017  

Austrian Airlines significantly increased its passenger volume for the month of April 2017

Austrian Airlines significantly increased its passenger volume for the month of April 2017: Austria’s red-white-red carrier transported more than 1.1 million passengers, corresponding to a ri......
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Hamad International Airport handles record number of aircraft take-offs and landings in March 2017  

Hamad International Airport handles record number of aircraft take-offs and landings in March 2017

Hamad International Airport (HIA), Qatar’s gateway to the world, handled a record 21,842 aircraft take-offs and landings and 177,325 tonnes of cargo in the month of March, making it the busie......
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Abu Dhabi maintains position as Favourite Destination in United Arab Emirates  

Abu Dhabi maintains position as Favourite Destination in United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi has maintained its position as the number one destination in the UAE for guest satisfaction in a report by travel and hotel data specialist organisation, Olery.   The......
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Visitors to India may soon have of the capacity to transform a resident's home into a cash spinner without paying a considerable lot of the tolls at business rates or being subjected to stringe......
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The joining of the Easter Rising Centenary festivals and the St Patrick's Festival inside the same fortnight drew a record number of international tourists in March. The 1916 centen......
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Norwegian will fly another 186-seat Boeing 737-800 three times each week to the Greece's biggest island from April 28. Thomas Ramdahl, Chief Commercial Officer at Norwegian said: "T......
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Minor Hotel Group (MHG), a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 145 hotels and resorts in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Afri......
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Cuba's first deputy tourism minister Alexis Trujillo said Havana ended March with an increase of 14 per cent in foreign tourists arrivals to Cuba. This outcome is encouraging for the sector and......
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Once the arrangement for Tata buying stake in the airline is finished, the holding of Tata Sons in AirAsia India will go up from 41.06% to 49%.   Arun Bhatia is set to exit Air......
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Travellers to and from Brussels should expect serious disruption to air and rail services along with Brussels city transport following terrorist attacks in Brussels and ongoing security concerns in......
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Storms to hit a spread of snow from Colorado to Michigan with the potential for blizzard conditions in central parts of United States later this week.As a storm heads east of the Rockie......
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A reminder of comprehension (MoU) has been marked between the union tourism service and Ecotourism Society of India (ESOI) to advance capable and practical tourism in the nation, an official explan......
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The 6th Silk Road Ministers Meeting held at ITB Berlin on 9 March 2016 concentrated on the part of open and private area associations (PPPs) in the advancement of tourism along the Silk Road. Membe......
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The First ever partner country from Southern Africa, officially announced partnership between Botswana and the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show ITB Berlin for 2017.On 9 March 201......
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On March 8, 2016, The aviation industry got the first glimpse of the new Falcon 7X at the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2016. The show was held at the Al Bateen Executive Airport.  &nbs......
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Airlines in America have predicted a record number of passengers will take to the skies this spring, according to a major aviation industry trade group in the US, as factors like increased capacity......
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Mr. Vinod Zutshi, Sec. Tourism, Govt. of India heads a strong delegation of 66 co-exhibitors, partners comprising officials of the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, State Govt. & Union Terri......
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Celebrating 50 years now, ITB Berlin has started with a huge success.  As the Leading Travel Trade Show, ITB Berlin is the foremost business platform for global touristic offers. In addition t......
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Qatar Airways is all set to announce new destinations to add to a already impressive network and reveal a new exhibition stand at this year’s ITB Berlin, one of the leading travel and trade e......
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New action plan to assist Greece in terms of tourism

Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, Elena Kountoura reported a national project to advance Greek tourism abroad, reinforce piece of the pie, secure income development and backing those Ae......
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Foodies in India have a new focus on which to cheer! Drawing inspiration from the culinary trend in India, a 10-day multi-city food extravaganza called 'Beyond F......
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Emirates flys world's longest flight between Auckland and Dubai

Ultra-long-haul aviation returns. On 3 March,2016 Emirates flight 449 made history when it touched down in Dubai from Auckland. The Airbus A380 covered an estimated 9,000 miles between New Zea......
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The 2016 Kolkata edition of ‘India International Travel Mart’ commenced today 4 March and goes on until 6 March at the Milan Mela Trade Centre, opposite Science City. The exhibition was......
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Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Katara Hospitality, two of the world’s leading hospitality companies have entered into a master partnership agreement for ......
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The Rajasthan government on March 4th signed 55 MoUs worth ......
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One of the major events organized by UNWTO at ITB Berlin will be the 6th UNWTO Silk Road Ministers’Meeting (9 March). The meeting brings togeth......
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Australia, on this March, as the country’s leading food personalities such as Chef Sanjeev Kapoor (@SanjeevKapoor), Chef Vicky Ratnani (@VickyRatnani), Chef Ranveer Brar (@RanveerBrar), food ......
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Effectively from 1st March 2016, people can now explore the Pacific Rim with the introduction of our 30th Air......
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Media Briefing with UNWTO Secretary General, Taleb Rifai  

Media Briefing with UNWTO Secretary General, Taleb Rifai

UNWTO Secretary-General, Mr. Taleb Rifai, will meet the media to have an open discussion on the latest tourism trends as well as the challenges shaping the sector in 2016 and beyond on 8<......
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Mandarin Oriental offers interesting display and aesthetic regards as oficial hotel partner of Art Basel's Show  

Mandarin Oriental offers interesting display and aesthetic regards as oficial hotel partner of Art Basel's Show

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is pleased to announce that for the fourth year it will be the Official Hotel Partner for the Art Basel show in Hong Kong. To celebrate this partnershi......
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NYC News for the Travel Trade February 2016  

NYC News for the Travel Trade February 2016

The Met Breuer Opens Its DoorsWith the opening of The Met Breuer this March, The Metropolitan Mu......
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Favored Hotels and Resorts reports remarkable 2015 year finished results.  

Favored Hotels and Resorts reports remarkable 2015 year finished results.

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest global provider of sales, marketing and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, h......
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Jet Airways to launch Delhi to Mizoram services  

Jet Airways to launch Delhi to Mizoram services

Jet Airways will start flying from the state’s Lengpui Airport to Delhi from 27 March. At present, Lengpui, which serves the state capital Aizawl, is only linked to Kolkata, Imphal and Guwaha......
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New luxury hotels for Mallorca  

New luxury hotels for Mallorca

Tourism is thriving on Mallorca despite a recently decided special  tax for tourists. Four new top hotels are currently in the pipeline on the Spanish holiday island. This data has been reveal......
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Qatar Airways plans to launch world longest flight  

Qatar Airways plans to launch world longest flight

Qatar Airways has announced plans to launch the world’s longest direct flight: a 9,034-mile schlep from Doha to Auckland.
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Chinese New Year Celebrations 2016 to bring community closer

This year's Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2016 promises to be an even more rousing affair with a richer line-up of community outreach programmes to enrich the annual celebration of th......
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GoAir launches four new flight routes  

GoAir launches four new flight routes

GoAir, the Indian low-cost carrier, has embarked on a major expansion of its domestic operations, with four new routes and a series of additional flight frequencies.   The four......
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Anantara Launches Healthy New You 2016  Balance Yourself and Embrace Wellness during your Maldivian Holiday  

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Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, the luxury hospitality brand for modern travellers, invites guests to embrace health and wellness as an integral element of their luxury holiday with its 2016 B......
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Gujarat to emerge as a vibrant tourist destination with new tourism policy  

Gujarat to emerge as a vibrant tourist destination with new tourism policy

The Gujarat government is supporting investors with a host of incentives under its new tourism policy, which will help the state emerge as a "vibrant tourist destination" with focus on ec......
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Congress Proceeds With Travel Restrictions on Foreigners  

Congress Proceeds With Travel Restrictions on Foreigners

Congress is headed toward imposing new travel restrictions on foreigners who have traveled to countries such as Iran, Syria and Iraq in the last five years, tapping in......
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Jet Airways expand its global network with delta airlines and KLM  

Jet Airways expand its global network with delta airlines and KLM

Jet Airways will significantly expand its international network next year, following the signing of a new codeshare agreement with Delta Air Lines and KLM. The new arra......
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Singapore Presents Quality Content at Asia TV Forum and Market and ScreenSingapore 2015

SINGAPORE, Dec 3, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore presents more than 1,050 hours of compelling Asian stories made for the global audience at the Asia TV Forum & ......
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